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Gardening notes. THE DAFFODIL BED. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
qmmM note*. , THE DAFFODIL BEO. % All out the latest varieties ot'OaSo- V oils are now beginnJns to pwffl their foliage through the sou. allowing toe :; ? gardener to destroy the whiter weeds *- without risk of injury to fats foulbs. Tne ?; .beds should be cleared or weeds with- . out delay, and before they get too strong- for ordinary hoeing. Before ' the daffodils commence to nower tt is ??? advisable to mulch tee son between *he ,-t rows 'with some material which wm son on the flowers. Where it Is pro- f 2A curable the best material I know for « ]w| this mulch ts cocoanut fibre, Pute , ;JH needles may also lie used, but titey ~ 'W*L must be removed after the flowering , -i£*i season is ore)*, for if they are dog- In _-. '*3| the resinous matter they contain hie a - ''?-?:?& deleterious effect on plant life for seme '''e ^ considerable time. If some old spent - £*2 horse manure can bs procured, tt '.Is ?'.'??*W® quite suitable, bat it must not be used *r ',: if it still co...
Dempsey's Punch NOT IN IT WITH THE WALLOP OF ALEMITE. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
Deupw's Ptticfe NOT IN XT WITH THE WALLOP OF ALEMXTE. Dempsey has a punch, so the sporting experts tell us, that regis ters around oOO pounds: Quite a wal lop, one would opine. Scarcely pleasant to have 500 pounds sudden ly forced into one's abdomen or landed squarely against one's nose. Five hundred pounds — nearly three times his own weight. Quite a puncnt * However, there is one article used by the motorist, who kriowst that registers a 'punch of just about 250 times its own weight. Refer ring to the Alemite lubricator. That little hydraulic pressure valve, weighing around two pounds* delivers a 'punch' that registers 500 pounds — as heavy as the blow put across by the heivy weight cham pion of the world — thus proving that, although man is a remarkable machine in many ways, a manin vented machine can be made still more remarkable. Two pounds of metal can be made to deliver the same amount of energy as 185 lbs. of man. Jack Dempsey uses his 500 pound blows to conquer his foes — a...
Just Who I Am [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
?«ft Who T Em . ? ^* ? The death of Harold Parsons re calls an incident that happened in the Western District of Victoria some months ago. The subject of motor C3rcling was introduced, ana a wiseacre was holding the floor. ' 'S. tell yer, it can't be done in the time,' he declared. 'I don't care what anybody says.' * 'Oh, yes it can,' said a quiet young fellow, who had not hitherto joined/in the discussion 'Oh, can«tft?' sneered the wise one. 'What do you know -ibout motor cycling, anyway? Anyone 'ud think tq hear you talk that you were that there dare-devil Parsons himself.' 'And that is just who I am,' quietly answered the young record breaker with a smile.
The Motor Car Calk and Coats The Essex [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
CIk motor Car J?e«, Che €$$ex If those scions who labour so in dustriously during the sessions of legislative bodies for the enactment of measures to Impose all kinds of burdensome taxes on motor cars, to which they so frequently refer as 'pleasure' vehicles (says a Parisian . paper) should take note of the divers uses and the tremendous scale on which automobiles are now oc cupied in commercial and industrial pursuits, they might change' their line of procedure. An interesting example of the growing popularity of the motor car* for business purposes, where the ability to cover a wider range or territory' speedily is a prime requi site, for instance, has just been pro vided by the Stockton divison of the National Cash Register Com pany. This division now uses Cocky: 'This one will do me. The engine seems all right, aud the tyres are not bad.' Salesman (trying to sell more expen sive car) : 'But don't -you ever consider the flnish?' Cocky-.- 'Finish he blowed! I couldn't ^gret the la...
FEDERAL SERVANTS! What the —? A TOPPER FROM WITNESS [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
fBHAL SERVANTS! win m — ? a imn fmn wiihi 'Scrutator': The Federal Service has at long last reared itself on its hind legs in connection with the re moval of the 5 per cent- allowance, and have actually prepared a mon ster petition to be presented, pray ing. etc.. that the allowance shall be given back to them. What inno cents these officers must be, to be sure. Do they really think for one minute that a petition, however bulky, will carry any weight or alter the opinions of the 'hoodlums' who are at present in charge of the 'tart shop'? Do they think that their measure and the amount of 'grit they have got is not known to the powers that be? Certainly it is, the heads and politicians have got them nicely weighed up, and have the firm conviction that there isn't a kick in them. What the ? is the good of a petition in this case, anyhow? The only tiling that would be understood by the present soulless, grabbing lot in power is an 'ultimatum,' no matter whether it is the 5 per cent, gr...
The Hidden Hand of the Sab[?] Circus A ROMAN FRAGMENT DISCOVERED BY "MARCUS," (The Prologue). [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
IK IMM III! ?rfteSiftMtCirtis A ROM** FRAGUfVtfT DISCOV ERffS BY «Wftg0CrS.' (The Prdtogueh The curtain rises on Caius Sead donius at a well-loaded table. Enter a slave. Slave: Hail, Caesar. Scad.: Alright; only I don't drink it; are the barricades erected? Slave: Yes, Caesar. Scad.: Is the firing party ready in ambush? Slave: Ihey are ready, Caesar. Scad.: Is my cohort of horsemen, and my 12 cohorts of footmen, and my machine guns; and the barbed wire, and ''tiie hospital, and the sur geons and attendants (male and fe male), and the ambulance and the guns and battering rams, and the fire and swords— are they ready? * Slave: All are prepared, oh, Cae sar. Scad.: Good! Then I can have my supper— Jane, bring in the cork screw! (Scene: A very dark lane). Enter Scaddonius Caesar, disguis ed as a cattle-dealer. Enter from other side, Connellius. S. Caesar: Is all ready? ? Conn.: ? Yes, Caesar, all is well; our men are straining like the hounds of hell; they long for blood and slaughter, ...
Perth symphony orchestra SUNDAY NIGHT'S ATTRACTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
? 9 Pent SfB-lidi! trckestra SUNDAY NIGHT'S ATTRjRCTtONS. Despite counter -attractions 'tue Town Hall was crowded on Sunday night last, when Hie Perth Symphony «'«rrJiest*-a gave their third concert. The ? prfc gramniK was a most excellent one, and included Mr. Harold Bctteridge's setting of 'Ave Maria,' in which Miss ViolFt Pect sung. The coiiiposer is to lie congratulated on the artistic triumfeli which Hiis item achieved, and Mies feet's Milling calls Tor hi^U eulogy. ' To-morrow (Sunday) nigut'tlu: or chestra again appear, and will be as sisted by Miss Lilly Crisp and Mr. Lion?l Carter. The orchestra's selections in clude Selection Troni 'Yuillieme Tell.' Elgar's 'Salut d'Annour,' Schubert's 'March Militatre,' and otiier items of 'iutcrpst. The hail should again bo crowded, and it is veil up to the public lo support this lino combination, tat 'thrummers' arc no srood in the 'l*ik. Any porson wlio refuses to five up to tbc full limit docs not appreciate jronii music and should pu...
Sister Ligouri" [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
' Sister MfHri ' The daily press for the last couple of weeks has been daily handing out small doses of news relative to 'Sis- ter Ligouri's' action for £5000 dam ages against Dr. Dwyer, Bishop of Wagga, N.S.W. 'The case will be heard to-morrow,' says the 'West'- one day. 'Mr. Justice Wade won't hear the case; he's too busy,' 'The Oose' says the following momne. The 'Westf' says that 'Jtlstice Fer guson will* hear it,' one day, and next day 'He won't.' The follow ing day 'He will, and on Thursday last it prognosticates the show to start at any minute. It s hardly understandable why such anxiety should prevail in cer tain quarters jto give this sorry affair undue publicity. In any case the jingoes, loyalists, profiteers, and so forth will find that there won't be a very good advertisement in it. es pecially on the plaintiffs side. It is confidently expected that the Bishop will' be able to convince 'the six good inen and true' that he had every good reason to protect a sim ple soul f...
DINKUM AUSTRALIAN The Prince's Coach A GHASTLY TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
DINKUM AUSTR AUAat Oe pmers fiMch — o™ A OBASTJ** TWWWDT. 'The Mirror*' draws the attention of its readers to a particularly ob noxious state of agairs that has recently been brought under our notice in connection with the mis use of certain public property which, from all points of view, is discre ditable to the people concerned, and deserves the severest censure on those responsible for its occur rence. On last Monday morning the Prince's Railway Car was very gen tly hitched up at the Central Sta tion to the Bunbury train. In the excitement of seeing' ourselves away, we hadn't time to notice who occu pied the coach, but we -merely con tented ourselves with the thought that His Excellency the Governor, together with other members of his staff, Cabinet Ministers and the like, were off on one of their usual jaunts to the country. We noticed, too, on the trip, how very gently the train pulled up at stations, and how very, very gentjy, the train sarted off again. At Picton, the train w...
V.R.C. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
V.R.C. Maulcn Hurdle Race, 2 miles. — Earlborn, 10.0, 1; Jolly I'hasl, -ifl.O, . 2: JackstalT, 9.9, 3. 2 to i agst Earl born. Mvross Handicap, 6 furlongs.— £oiit ora, 7.-0, 1; Green Malt 7.12, 2; Station, 0.J0, 3. 12 W I aijst Sonora. Grand National Hurdle Race, or 1750 sovs, three mties. — Fisccm, 0.3 (Hoy), 1; «iold Coin, 10.4 (Heron), Z; Telecles, 10.3 (Boyd), 3. other s'-arters: isin rtulr, U. a; oop'.na, inc. 71b. pen. 10.13; Staff !r.-ir--iit, 1 0 . ! * ; Pis'*.ol!er, Two Blue?, *»0.S; British -krch, 1').5; Sir Miwnon, 10.4; A'orry Bob, J-.13; Nick-a-Jack, 9.9, fa.-nia .i.$; True penny, 0.5; I'ront I*an5c, 1-.3; Kllowal. 0.2; Shi'-arrler, 0.!; Bill TaTt v.o. BpHIiht 3 to 1 agst i- l!c!es, 7 to 1 Gold Coin. 10 «o Two Tlues or Truepenny, 15 to 1 Stagefrlglt or Pistolier, 16 to 1 Fiscom. Maiden Steenlecase, a miles and 1 a furlong. — Red Harry, 10.9, 1; Pfegonra. 10.9, 2; Common Sense, 10.9, 3. 8 to 1 agst Red Harry. lrowood Welter Handicap 1 mile. — Tavistock, 9.5, 1; Crimson, 9...
BOXING THE CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE WORLD. JACK DEMPSEY MEETS GEORGES CARPENTIER. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
BOXING ? O ? THE CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE WORLD. JACK DEMPSEY MEETS GEORGES' CARPENTIER. Some say the fight for the Cham pionship of the World is Brute Force v. Science. With the American in the first role, and of course the French idol in the second. Maybe, that is so. We are told how Demp sey with a terrible heart punch will send Carpentier to the boards quick and lively Others teU us how the Frenchman's marveUous footwork will render all the American's rush ing work null and void. There are only two starters, yet the 'winner is noi easy to pick. Thejr do say that the betting is 3 to 1 on Dempsey. Locally they say it, and that is all. A few lines about the two boxers should be interesting. Jack Dempsey, the present holder of the title of Champion ot the World, who is twenty-six years old, was born in U.S.A. His weight is given as 13.6, and his height just a fraction under 6ft. As stated previously his great asset is his ability to hit hard — very hard, and most of his victories have be...
soccer Claremont v. Rangers. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
soccer 4^ Clareraont v. Rangers. This game was played this after noon in wet weather. Claremont woo by 3 goals to 1, two or the victors' goals being secured by SheUabear. Tlie best players for the winners were Da vies, Sellabcar, MarsbaU, and MchoL while for Rangers, Roberts, Hilton, Ju lian, and Standing shone out. Thistle, 3; Casuals, -2. Goals were scored for Thistles by Thompson (2) aud -McDonald, whilst Cutnioro socred lor Casuals. Perth v. Perth City was a draw, each side scoring- one goal, Perth's ldcke» being Walton and Perth City's Ruther ford. ? 1
GALLOPING JULY FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
GALIOPING JULY FIXTURES. 25, Goodwood, Katgoorlle; SO, Canning. Vic— 2, 6 and 9, VJR.C.: Grand' Na- ? tionat meeting; 13, Qeelong; ,16, V.A. T.C; 23, Aspendale; 30, Moobee Val ley. ». , ? ? N.S.W.— 2, 'Warwick Farm; 9, Moorefield; 16. Canterbury; 23, Rose hoi; 30, Warwick Farm. S.A.— 30, S.A.J.C, Tatts.' Goodwood races next Saturday. Rouge Bow Is now In B1UV Marks', stable. Susarion has been. blisterejil^_and turned out for a spell. The poor old books got it agala last Saturday — one or these days they will wake up. The Flynn brothers — Jack and Jim — return to India by the OnnonO. Osseo, who won last Saturday, only - confirms our previous remarks. ; . Tod Young leaves for India very soon. He might ride a winner *Uerc. Nystad — this is the best of good things up to a mile. ? Henry Clay — sour as a lemon Mr. Norton's apprentice, Dillon, will always do for ours. Dr. Officer's Char, who was backed for a big amount in the 'Goodwood. Plate duly arrived last Saturday «J his last two start...
Eastern Coast Cyclone. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
Eastern Coast Cyclone. SYDNEY, July 2. — Gravest fears are entertained as to the fate of the two coastal steamers Ktama and Kin tore. The Kiama carried a. cargo of blue metal from the State quarries at Kfama, and has met the full fury of the storm, whilst the Kintore left Newcastle yesterday. The Naval De partment aas aesp&tcnea a boat from Jervis Bay, and search parties are patrolling the coast from Kiama to Woltongong. ~Tbe Sid Francis and Frank Graham ?natch thai was to have taken place at Fremantle neit Friday, has been can celled for the time being'. The South Australian heavyweight, Bra. Waddy, has telegraphed to tue Pfrto Promoting' Company to tbc effect that be cannot make the trip to the West to light Sid. Francis. Harry stone has notified the Perth Promoting1 Company *hat he is prepared to comesWet M.nan Perthup mthan to come West to meet Frank Brokan.
Springboks Outplay N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
Springboks Outplay N.S.W. SYDNET, Saturday. — The South Af rican Rugby team met a representa tive from the N.S.W- Union for the third time to-day. The Springboks gained an easy victory by 28 points to 9. LONDON, July 2. — Lord Northcliffe. perhaps the best-known newspaper personality in the world, will visit Australia this year.
BRITISH FINANCES. A FALLING REVENUE. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
BRITISH FINANCES. A FALLING REVENUE. ; IiONDON, July 1.— The financial re turns for the -ir.sc quarter of the year ended June 30 reveal tti-: fact that the British revenue is only 204 mil lian, as compared with 315 million — 111 million less than the correspond-' ing period last year. » Grave concern is expressed in view ot the unparalleled distress and un employment prevailing throughout Oreai Britain, and there arc not ' wanting signs that an industrial re volt is imminent.
Government Capitulates. TO BRITISH COAL MINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
Government Capitulates. '??? TO- BRITISH COAL MINERS. -? LONDON', July 1.— Without argu ment or division the British House ot Commons tamely passed through the subsidy the coal miners have forced them to pay to- the industry- Many mines have alreedy resumed work, and so active are preparations else where that the whole industry will be resumed in a very few days.
THE THIRD TEST. [Newspaper Article] — Mirror — 2 July 1921
THE THIRD TEST. , LONDON1, July I.— After much dif 'nculty the English selectors have cho :.feen. Brown, of Hampshire as wicket - peeper in the third test matcJi at Leeds. A. Ducat, the Surrey bats 'man. and a good player as English - ' men go, has -been: asked to take the , place of Mead, 07 Hampshire, who is * unable to play.